Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute today announced the participants for its weeklong Creative Film Producing Initiative at the Sundance Resort in Utah, August 1-8, including eleven feature film and documentary projects for the Creative Producing Labs, and more than 50 industry leaders for the Creative Producing Summit. The Institute’s Creative Producing Initiative encompasses a year-round series of Labs, Fellowships, granting and events focusing on nurturing the next generation of independent producers and renewing the community of veteran producers who sustain the vibrancy and vitality of independent film.
The Documentary Film Creative Producing Lab (August 1-5) brings together emerging documentary feature producers with experienced advisors to refine and deepen the creative potential of their projects, while also focusing on the editorial, strategic, and interpersonal skills critical to being a successful Creative Producer. This fellowship includes group feedback, one-on-one meetings and sustained mentorship over the course of a year. This year’s Creative Advisors include producersDaniel Chalfen (Silenced), Julie Goldman (Life, Animated) and Josh Penn(Beasts of the Southern Wild ).